Volatility

What is Going On With the Crypto Markets, Experts Share Opinions

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on What is Going On With the Crypto Markets, Experts Share Opinions
This article does not contain investment advice or recommendations. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. This week has not been too bright for the price of Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies, as the markets turned red. The price of Bitcoin started falling from around Read More

South Korea Mulls Over How to Cash Out State-Owned Cryptocurrency

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on South Korea Mulls Over How to Cash Out State-Owned Cryptocurrency
Finance The South Korean government is mulling over how to cash out the cryptocurrency it recently confiscated. While the most likely option is to auction the coins off using the government-owned auction platform, various concerns have been raised. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Cashing Out BTC The South Korean government is Read More

US Stablecoin Project Basis Raises $133 Mln From Major VC Firms

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on US Stablecoin Project Basis Raises $133 Mln From Major VC Firms
The US-based Blockchain project Basis (formerly known as Basecoin), which claims to provide a non-volatile cryptocurrency or stablecoin, has recently raised $133 mln in funding from big name investors, according to an official blog post published today, April 18. Basis announced today that they had raised $133 mln in private placement from a slew of Read More

Volatility: A Necessary Ingredient for Monetary and Social Transition

8 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Volatility: A Necessary Ingredient for Monetary and Social Transition
Farzam Ehsani (@farzamehsani) is the blockchain lead at RMB and the Chairperson of the South African Financial Blockchain Consortium (SAFBC). The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk’s 2017 in Review. Nothing lasts forever – we live in a world that is subject to the immutable law of change. However, it’s also true that Read More

Stablecoins 3.0 – Von Hayek’s Dream: Expert Blog

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Stablecoins 3.0 – Von Hayek’s Dream: Expert Blog
Expert Blog is Cointelegraph’s new series of articles by crypto industry leaders. It covers everything from Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies to ICO regulation and investment analysis. If you want to become our guest author and get published on Cointelegraph, please send us an email at mike@cointelegraph.com. If you are under the impression that the quest Read More

Exchanges Struggle With Massive Influx of Users

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Exchanges Struggle With Massive Influx of Users
A rollercoaster ride of a week for Bitcoin has seen exchanges suffer outages as current and new users clamored to trade the sought-after virtual currency. Popular exchange Coinbase and other exchanges saw a massive surge in the volume of traffic on their exchange – causing delays for users on their platforms. Vast majority of traffic is Read More

Coinbase: ‘Partial Victory’ Appears To Put End To 12-Month Legal Battle

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Coinbase: ‘Partial Victory’ Appears To Put End To 12-Month Legal Battle
Coinbase has hailed as a “partial victory” a court order to hand over transaction details of almost 15,000 customers to the government. In a summary of the US exchange’s now year-long legal battle with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), communications officer David Farmer confirmed previous hints that only three percent of the original data demands Read More

Deutsche Bank Joins Bitcoin Bashing Brigade

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Deutsche Bank Joins Bitcoin Bashing Brigade
In a voice that is all too familiar for Bitcoiners, another major lending institution has warned against everyday investors putting their money into Bitcoin. This time it is Deutsche Bank and their Chief Strategist Ulrich Stephan. The tirade against Bitcoin is starting to wane as some of the more established Wall Street names warm to Read More

Could Bitcoin Futures Rein in the Big Price Swings?

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Could Bitcoin Futures Rein in the Big Price Swings?
After CME announced that they would soon be offering Bitcoin futures, the price of the digital currency took a big upward swing. However, CME is of the opinion that futures could actually put a stop to Bitcoin’s synonymous volatility. CME will be putting in place special price fluctuation limits that will help protect investors from Read More